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Building Product Source: Spotlight on Sweet’s Catalog File

Posted by: Ellen Terrell

This post was written by John F. Buydos a Reference Librarian in the Science Section. The Sweet’s Catalog File is a building product source and a frequently used title here at the Library. It is an example of a master catalog (i.e., catalogs or partial catalogs from several manufacturers, with a combined index) in the …

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The Haymarket Handbills: Paper as Dynamite

Posted by: Ellen Terrell

The following is a guest post from David Fernández-Barrial, foreign-language librarian at the Library of Congress’ National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS) and a union steward for the Library of Congress Professional Guild, AFSCME Local 2910. 130 years ago this month, workers on the streets of Chicago may have seen one …

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The Capitol Dome: The Competition

Posted by: Ellen Terrell

The exterior restoration on the Capitol dome is winding down. The scaffolding is coming down, and the dome got a fresh coat of paint. Since the interior work is still ongoing, I wanted to write another post. The first post I wrote two years ago contained an image with a list of some of those …